Experiences, Realities, and the Future: What the End of Random Searches Means to Students

Experiences, Realities, and the Future: What the End of Random Searches Means to Students BY Elvia Perez I am a recent LAUSD graduate and student rights activist. I believe that ending the random search policy is a tremendous ...

California Advocates Celebrate as Governor Signs Law to Address Overuse of Suspensions in Schools!

SB 419 will help keep students in school, increase student success, and increase high school graduation Governor Gavin Newsom signed legislation to eliminate suspensions for minor misbehaviors and protect California students from ...

California reports suspensions down by 50,000 students

California released data today showing school suspensions and expulsions continue to fall as a result of new state laws and a wave of actions by communities and educators to keep students in school. School suspensions are down 25% over ...

Study: Suspending students lowers achievement of non-suspended students

Some people say that if you remove classroom distractions by suspending misbehaving students, other students benefit. A just-published research study says the opposite is true. The study found that high rates of school suspensions ...

AB 420 ends suspensions of young students & school districts show support

As California students go back to school this month, there’s good news for everyone who wants to make sure they stay there. Starting January 1, California became the first state in the nation to eliminate in and out-of-school ...

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